Navy Midshipmen vs Army Black Knights Prediction, 12/12/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Navy Midshipmen vs Army Black Knights
Date: Saturday, December 12, 2020
Location: Michie Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Navy (-4.5)
Tyger Goslin and the Navy Midshipmen (3-6) head to Michie Stadium on Saturday where they'll take on the Army Black Knights (7-2). The odds on this contest have Navy as 4.5-point favorites. The O/U has been set at 42.5.
In their last contest, the Navy Midshipmen faced the Tulsa Golden Hurricane and left there with a loss by a score of 19-6. Xavier Arline went 4/8 with 27 yards through the air but didn't get a passing TD in this game. He ended the game with no interceptions. Arline led the team in rushing in this game. His longest run of the day went for 19 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He rushed for 60 yards on 27 carries which means he ran for an average of 2.2 yards per tote. Mark Walker led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 29 yards on 3 catches. He averaged 9.7 yards per reception in this game.
Regarding scoring points, the Navy Midshipmen hold an average of 18.4 PPG. As a team they have an average of 185.4 yards rushing which is 46th in D-1. The Midshipmen have tallied 2,634 total yards this year. In terms of getting in the endzone, Navy has totaled 6 touchdowns through the air and 15 touchdowns on the ground. The Midshipmen sit in 93rd in Division 1 in terms of the opposition scoring, giving up 32.0 points per contest. They are allowing an average of 5.3 yards per rush on the ground and 212.6 yards on the ground per game on the campaign. In total, they have allowed 1,913 yards via the ground game in 9 games. When it comes to yards through the air, the Midshipmen are allowing 1,780 yds which has them ranked 81st in college football. Over the course of their 9 games, they have conceded 197.8 yards per game through the air and conceding a completion percentage of 60.6%. Overall, they have surrendered 410.3 yards per outing which has them ranked 77th in D-1.
In their last game, the Army Black Knights faced the Georgia Southern Eagles and earned the win by a score of 28-27. Tyhier Tyler went 1/1 with 25 yards via the pass but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He walked away from this game with no interceptions. Tyhier Tyler paced the team on the ground in this game. He broke a long run for 17 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He rushed for a total of 121 yards on 35 carries which gave him an average of 3.5 yards per carry. Chris Cameron was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 26 yards on 2 receptions. He had an average of 13.0 yards per reception in this game.
For the year to this point, the Black Knights have thrown for 452 passing yards not to mention an average of 50.2 passing yards per outing, which has them ranked 127th in college football. The Army Black Knights are averaging 346.6 yards per contest which has them sitting 102nd in the nation. They have an average of 296.3 run yards per game and have run for 2,667 yards overall. Regarding their scoring prowess, the Black Knights are sitting 50th in the nation averaging 30.6 points per outing. The Black Knights are relinquishing 16.3 PPG, which has them 20th in Division 1. Over the course of the season, they have conceded 147 points in total. Army has allowed a total of 1,071 rushing yards (119.0 yards per contest) as well as 5 touchdowns by way of the ground game on the year. They have allowed 12 touchdowns via the pass and 170.3 yards per outing, which has them in 19th in D-1.
Who will win tonight's Midshipmen/Black Knights college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Black Knights +4.5
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